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Multi-site scoping study on sexual harassment and other forms of sexual violence against women and girls in public spaces in the Eastern Ukraine

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

This publication features the findings of safety audits of public spaces, as well as the results of online surveys and focus group discussions conducted with women from the conflict-affected communities of Soledar and Toretsk in Donetsk region and Novoaidar and Zolote in Luhansk region, in eastern Ukraine.

Methodical recommendation on how to conduct safety audit in the framework of UN Women Global Flagship Initiative “Safe Cities and Safe Public Spaces for Women and Girlss”

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

This manual includes methodological recommendations for local authorities and civil society activists from the cities and communities which are planning to conduct safety audits and adopt targeted programmes on preventing and combating sexual harassment and other forms of sexual violence against women and girls in public spaces in an evidence-based manner.

Assessing the Gendered Impacts of COVID-19 in Uzbekistan: What Data are Available?

Friday, October 1, 2021

This brief summarizes the key findings of the assessment, which looked into the availability of data that can be used to evaluate the gendered impacts of COVID-19 in Uzbekistan. It showcases available data and key data gaps in five thematic areas, and highlights the need for more and better gender statistics and sex-disaggregated data to guide the development of a gender-responsive approach for effective mitigation and recovery efforts.

Framework Plan for Cooperation Between Multisectoral Teams and Local Media in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Friday, September 24, 2021

The document examines good practices and defines models of cooperation between media and multisectoral teams on domestic violence.

Research on media reporting on gender-based violence against women in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2020

Friday, September 24, 2021

Research on media reporting on gender-based violence against women in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2020 aims to show the characteristics of media reporting on this topic.

Results of the work with media on prevention of violence against women and girls 2016-2021 Compendium

Friday, September 24, 2021

The Compendium covers the work of the UN Women Bosnia and Herzegovina over the past five years in working with the media, assessing their needs and capacities, and strengthening their role in preventing violence against women and girls and domestic violence.

Perceptions of violence against women and girls: A comparative summary

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

This comparative summary presents key data on public perceptions and attitudes towards violence against women and girls and gender stereotypes in Albania based on the findings of baseline, mid-term and end-line surveys. The summary was developed by the Observatory for Children and Youths Rights in Albania, within the UN Women regional programme on ending violence against women in the Western Balkans and Turkey “Implementing Norms, Changing Minds,” funded by the European Union.

Gender Gap in the STEM Fields and Proposed Intervention Programmes

Thursday, August 26, 2021

This report showcases the findings of a research on attitudes, beliefs and behaviors of primary and secondary school students, university students and teachers towards Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It provides insight into young men and women's preferences and choices in terms of education and careers, and based on those, it proposes interventions to nudge girls into STEM.

Manual for training of police officers on response to cases of domestic violence and violence against women

Thursday, August 26, 2021

This manual is a result of close collaboration of UN Women, Ministry of Interior of Federation Bosnia and Herzegovina, experts, police professionals and representatives of Cantonal Ministries of Interior in the Federation of BiH. It serves as a tool for training of police professionals on police response to cases of domestic violence in line with the entity domestic violence and criminal legislation.

Women's Entrepreneurship Expo 2021 Report

Thursday, August 19, 2021

The region's first 'Women’s Entrepreneurship Expo' was a comprehensive virtual event held between 27-29 April 2021. This report presents how interactive ideas generation sessions and networking expanded the potential of women entrepreneurs. It offers entrepreneurial learning and resources on topics related to: business blueprint modelling; branding and marketing; entering demand-supply and value chains; rethinking digital sales and e-commerce; financial goals and resilience building; and developing and pitching winnable business plans.

Project Brief - Strengthening civil society capacities and multi-stakeholder partnerships to advance women's rights and gender equality in Turkey

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

The three-year project, "Strengthening civil society capacities and multi-stakeholder partnerships to advance women’s rights and gender equality in Turkey," financed by the European Union, aims to help women’s rights groups, women-led civil society organizations (CSOs) and other relevant rights-based CSOs improve their capacity to influence national and local women’s rights and gender equality agendas. 


EU 4 Gender Equality: Year 1 Overview and Achievements

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

This brief provides a short overview of first-year achievements of the 3-year programme “EU 4 Gender Equality: Together Against Gender Stereotypes and Gender-Based Violence”. The programme seeks to strengthen equal rights and opportunities for women and men by shifting social perceptions around gender roles, tackling gender stereotypes, and increasing men’s participation in childcare and other domestic responsibilities.

Guidelines on localization and costing of local action plans on the implementation of the United Nations Security Council resolution 1325 on women and peace and security in Ukraine

Monday, June 21, 2021

This guidelines explore the possibilities for the localization process of UNSCR 1325. The localization of UNSCR 1325 and the supporting women, peace and security resolution as well as costing and budgeting local and national action plans could significantly contribute to eliminating gaps in implementation.

Guidelines for gender-responsive sports organizations

Thursday, June 17, 2021

Guidelines for gender-responsive sports organizations have been developed as a trail-blazing effort to translate the UN Women’s Sports for Generation Equality principles into a feasible step-by-step guide. The guidelines are structured to help sports organizations in terms of empowerment of women and girls and advancement of gender equality through concrete and quantifiable actions and indicators. They aim to mobilize action on gender equality in day-to-day and overall operations.

Bad as usual, in unusual times

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

To map out media practices and assess the overall quality of reporting on violence against women and girls on social media, UN Women joined forces with the BeFem non-governmental organization (NGO) to conduct an analysis entitled, ‘Bad as usual, in unusual times’ with the support of Norwegian embassy in Belgrade.

Assessing the lights and shadows of COVID-19: A gender analysis of pandemic-related impacts on women and girls in Europe and Central Asia

Friday, June 4, 2021

This gender analysis identifies the most significant impacts of COVID-19 on gender equality in the region in order to inform gender-sensitive national response, recovery, planning and investment. It examines the impacts in five areas that were identified as priorities for ECA during the 2019 Regional Review Meeting on implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action (Beijing+25). Key actions for sustainable recovery are also presented, with detailed recommendations.

UNECE - UN Women series: Rethinking care economy and empowering women for building back better

Friday, June 4, 2021

The reports of this series focus on rethinking the care economy and empowering women; present key findings and conclude with policy recommendations. The series of knowledge products feature regional analysis of Europe and Central Asia on unpaid work, regional investment study, and country reports of Serbia, Kyrgyzstan, and Moldova.

Promoting gender-responsive policies and budgets: Towards transparent, inclusive and accountable governance in the Republic of North Macedonia

Monday, May 24, 2021

The factsheet provides information on the UN Women project “Promoting gender responsive policies and budgets: Towards transparent, inclusive and accountable governance in the Republic of North Macedonia” (2018-2022), funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida).

16 Days of Activism: Turn off violence against women and girls

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

This publication summarizes the activities and results of the UN Women Bosnia and Herzegovina 16 Days of Activism campaign in 2020, "Turn off violence against women and girls", which had the aim to increase awareness regarding the impact and consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic on women and girls victims of violence.

Gender and refugee response training series: Turkey regional refugee and resilience plan

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

The training intended to build the capacity of actors working with the 3RP in Turkey to incorporate gender perspectives into programming and policies. The training was organized by UN Women, with financial contributions from the government of the EU, Government of Japan, Iceland and Sweden.

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